Social conflict disguised as conflict over wolves heats up in NE Oregon

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Recently we did a story on a controversy over license for a tiny bed n’ breakfast in Wallowa County near Joseph, OR, “NE Oregon . . . get friendly with wolf watchers and lose your property rights.” Since then matters have not cooled down. Two more cows might have been killed by the Imnaha wolf pack and the application to have a couple person bed n’ breakfast in the county run by people who are thought to have the “wrong beliefs” about wolves came before the county commission. The commission was probably intimidated by the hostile testimony toward the applicants applying for the tiny B and B. Instead of making a decision the county commissioners extended the comment time by 10 days. They will announce their decision on Dec. 19.

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Social conflict disguised as conflict over wolves heats up in NE Oregon